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Christian Science Monitor
Obamacare behind schedule as Oct. 1 rollout nears
Senate clerks arrange 95 proposed amendments to the health insurance exchange bill at the statehouse in St. Paul, Minn., earlier this year.
5 hrs ago
Republicans say reports prove ACA implementation is in trouble, but others not convinced
Although a pair of Government Accountability Office reports released today appeared to cast a pall on the progress the federal government has been making in getting health insurance exchanges up and running, health industry observers say the reports are complimentary of Uncle Sam's progress and some politicians are reading in between the lines.
9 hrs ago
Taxes make big difference in score of immigration bill - RATE...
TAXES MAKE THE BIG DIFFERENCE IN SCORE OF IMMIGRATION BILL: In a boon to supporters of the Senate's immigration bill, Congress' nonpartisan budget scorekeeper found that the legislation would reduce the federal deficit by $175 billion in its first decade.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
IRS misses document deadline with small business panel
The IRS failed to give the House Small Business Committee requested documents on how the agency treats smaller companies by the requested date of Monday, the committee said Tuesday.
Small Business Week kicks off today, as economic forecast loooms
Anyone who owns a small business knows the difficulties faced in today's economy .
The Daily Caller
U.S. Rep Sam Graves (R-Mo.) introduces H.R. 2361, protecting Second Amendment rights
The National Shooting Sports Foundation , the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, today praised U.S. Rep. Sam Graves for his introduction of H.R. 2361, legislation intended to prevent states and municipalities from enacting or raising taxes or fees on the purchase of firearms or ammunition.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Overnight Money: Focus on tax reform
Takes two for tax reform: The Max and Dave show is rolling into downtown D.C. on Friday morning with an eye on touting the need for an overhaul of the tax code.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
What Others Are Saying
Joseph News-Press, June 1 Two years after a devastating flood, it's heartening to see life on the Missouri River.
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Week Ahead for the Committee: June 10-14
WASHINGTON, June 7 -- The House Small Business Committee issued the following news release: The House Small Business Committee, chaired by Rep. Sam Graves , today announced the schedule for the week of June 10, 2013: On Wednesday, June 12th, at 1:00 p.m., the Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access, under the ... (more)
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Today in Washington: Hanna asks if IRS targeted small businesses
U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna said today he wants to know if the Internal Revenue Service targeted small businesses for extra scrutiny for political reasons, as the agency has admitted doing with some conservative political groups.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Excessive IRS Targeting May Have Included Small Businesses
On Friday, Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves sent a letter to acting IRS Commissioner Danny Warfel requesting more information about the way the IRS chooses small businesses to audit.
Fri May 31, 2013
Lawmakers Urge Obama to Include Currency in Pacific Trade Agreement
Around 200 lawmakers from the United States signed a letter asking President Barack Obama to include new guidelines against currency manipulation in a proposed trade deal with Japan and ten other countries in the Asia-Pacific area.
Criticism of IRS grows amid allegations of targeting beyond Tea Party
What started as a scandal over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups has broadened, with lawmakers and other critics now questioning whether other kinds of organizations were unfairly flagged for additional scrutiny.
Graves wants to know: were small businesses targeted too? - Ireland...
GRAVES WANTS TO KNOW: WERE SMALL BUSINESSES TARGETED TOO? The chairman of the Small Business Committee is getting in on the scrutiny of the Internal Revenue Service, pressing the agency for answers on whether it inappropriately targeted small businesses along with conservative groups.
Small business panel latches on to IRS controversy
The House Small Business Committee is pressing the new IRS chief over the agency's treatment of smaller companies, in an attempt to broaden out the current controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
Wed May 29, 2013
Graves Adds Rule to Regulatory Watch List
Rep. Sam Graves is adding two Department of Transportation rules to his Small Biz Reg Watch, an online list of pending rules that could have adverse impacts on small businesses.
Tue May 28, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
DEA disagrees with firm's meth-resistant claims
Louis pharmaceutical company is wrong for marketing its pseudoephedrine product to imply methamphetamine cannot be made with it.
Fri May 24, 2013
RAC bill getting hospital lobby's biggest push
Legislation to muzzle Medicare auditors has received the biggest hospital lobbying push this year - so far, to little effect.
Thu May 23, 2013
Who's the killer employee under Obamacare? No. 50 or 51?
The employer mandate under Obamacare is clear: Starting in 2014, "large employers" with 50 or more full-time employees must start providing insurance.
Wed May 22, 2013
Small Business Trends
U.S. Government To Pay $3 Million in Back Fees to Small Businesses
The U.S. federal government owes 1,281 small businesses approximately $3 million collectively in termination fees.